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On Books, Soap Opera, and River Rafting
- Wednesday, April 24, 2019
- 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
- William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
- 2520 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles, California 90018
Stephen A. Kanter Lecture on California Fine Printing –lecture by Carolee Campbell (Ninja Press) In celebration of Ninja Press’s 35th anniversary, sole proprietor Carolee Campbell will discuss her life leading up to the founding of the press, share her influences along the way, and explain how an actress, trained in and devoted to the theatre, fell into a long and...
The Pitfalls of Eighteenth Century Biography: Denis Diderot, a Case Study
- Thursday, May 9, 2019
- 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
- Royce Hall, Room 306
- 10745 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, California 90095
—Andrew Curran, Wesleyan University In this wide-ranging talk, Andrew Curran will introduce his new book, Diderot and the Art of Thinking Freely (Other Press, 2019), before taking up the question of what it is like to shift from writing intellectual history for an academic audience to writing a biography for a general audience. Andrew Curran is the William Armstrong Professor...